Two days of protest in Dublin against covers-up of the Vatican during the visit of Pope Francis
Dublin, Ireland. 26th August, 2018.
A children and his mother prepare the symbols of the protest, babyshoes, on the gate of St. Mary Pro Cathedral, in Marlborough Street just ahead the Mass during the second of the two-days of the visit of Pope Francis in Dublin, Ireland.
Pope Francis has made a two-day visit to the Republic of Ireland by celebrating a Mass at Dublin's Phoenix Park. The Argentine Pope asked forgiveness for the "abuses in Ireland, abuses of power, conscience and sexual abuses" perpetrated by Church leaders. It was the first papal visit to Ireland for 39 years. During his activities many activists, victims and survivors have made protests and a silent march Garden of Remembrance towards the last Magdalene Laundry to close in Ireland.
© Simone Padovani